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BUTTE CREEK. Butte Creek, also known as Buke Creek and Battle Creek, rises two miles south of Clairemont in central Kent County (at 33°08' N, 100°46' W) and runs east for seven miles to its mouth on the Salt Fork of the Brazos River (at 33°10' N, 100°37' W). Most of the area features moderately steep slopes and locally high relief surfaced by silt loam that supports mesquite and grasses. About a mile west of the creek's mouth the land is flat with local shallow depressions and a surface of sandy and clay loams in which grow hardwoods, conifers, and grasses.

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